Know Detailed Hardware Configuration of Your Computer

Trouble: We recently published a post on checking the details of device drivers installed on your computer, this will help you when you want to upgrade your device drivers, but the trouble arise when: What if you have no device driver installed for a particular device?               For example : If the audio driver …

Check Details of Device Drivers Installed on Your Computer

Trouble: On our our readers Sandeep wrote “I don’t know what is the sound driver in my PC. Is it possible to know PC sound driver name?“   Surely its possible to know what sound driver is installed on your PC.   Not only this, you can see the device drivers for all the devices which are connected to PC …

Recover data from damaged MS excel file

Some times Microsoft office excel files get damaged. MS Excel stops responding while opening damaged excel files. But don’t lose hope as you can try some methods given below to recover your data from your excel.     Method 1:   Open the recovered copy of the excel file.   1. Open Start >> All programs >> Microsoft Office >> …

Forward and Back button disappear in Firefox navigation toolbar

Trouble: For a change today I am going to share one of the problem which I have been facing for last 2-3 days. This issue started appearing after installing just released as Firefox 3.0 RC 1. I have been facing firefox navigation buttons problem.   Whenever I start Firefox both backward and forward button are not visible ( as shown …

Run Command Button Not Visible in Start Menu

Trouble: We have received this problem from our readers that in his windows  Start Menu, he can not find the Run button. Look at the image below.     This usually happens because of the start menu items settings. These settings may be altered by some virus or malicious script.   Let us see how this can be fixed in …

How to hide desktop.ini and thumb.db in windows explorer

Trouble: Today we receive a mail from our reader Malhar who says: “how to remove the desktop.ini,which is created in every folder?“   What is Desktop.ini? It is a Windows XP operating system file which stores information about customized folders view and settings. If you have customized the display of a folder in any way, such as changing its icon …

Scan and Remove Suspicious ‘autorun.inf’ with Autorun Eater [ virus removal tools ]

We are getting lots of computer problems from readers in which users report the following issues:   1. Cannot open hard disk drives by double click. 2. Double clicking on any drive opens search. 3. Error message being displayed while trying to open drives. 4. Double clicking on any drive opens “Open With” dialog window. 5. Drive opens in new …

Screen-saver not activating working in windows

Trouble: Few days back, we received a mail from one of our readers, Ian from Jenak Industries Inc reporting problem with windows screen-saver. He reported that “I cannot get my computer to activate the screen-saver all I get when I got tothe change scree-saver in control panel and activate a program it accepts it but when the  display turns off …

TroubleFixers.com moved to new web-host

  After moving technixupdate.com, we have to move troublefixers.com from lunar pages to zzhosting due to repeated request from lunarpages team to decrease the resource consumption.   We had to take this step because of some shared resource usage limits on lunar servers. The movement was done by us on 10th of May, because of which you might have faced …

Non-System disk or disk error

Trouble: One of our readers reported that when he starts his computer, he gets a message like “Verifying DMI pool, Booting from CD and then there is an error like Non-System Disk or Disk error Replace and press any key when ready” One of the messages shown in this type of problem is given in the image above some other …

How to remove Windows is not genuine notification

Trouble: One of our readers Vimal reported us a problem saying: "windows not genuine , this comes when I start my Windows XP".   This is one of the most common problem which is faced by lot of windows users these days as they don’t have the legit copy of windows XP.   This message as shown in the image …

Delayed Write Failed Error with USB drive

Trouble: I have been using my portable hard disk drive for more than an year now. Its a laptop hard-disk of 2.5 inches, 80GB capacity with a USB 2.0 casing. By now the drive has become nearly full, there is little free space. Three days back, I got a warning saying “Windows delayed write failed –  Windows was unable to …

How to remove downloaded but not yet installed windows update files

Trouble: One of our readers Jaime reported a problem regarding the windows update, he says “How do I delete already downloaded but not yet installed Windows update file?”   As stated in the statement above user has downloaded windows update files through windows update but because of some reason he does not want to install those windows update. But windows …